Car Theft

Police shoot a suspected car thief at a shopping center in Concord on November 12, 2014. (CBS)

Suspected Car Thief Shot By Police In Concord Dies

A suspected car thief who was shot and killed by police in Concord on Wednesday night after allegedly ramming a patrol car has been identified as 26-year-old Jose Avalos of Bay Point, a police lieutenant said Thursday.

11/13/2014

Police shoot a suspected car thief at a shopping center in Concord on November 12, 2014. (CBS)

Police Shoot Suspected Car Thief In Concord Shopping Center

Officers shot a suspected car thief following a police chase in Contra Costa County Wednesday night.

11/13/2014

Authorities raided a suspected chop shop in Oakland on September 30, 2014. (Alameda County Regional Auto Theft Task Force)

2 Arrested, 5 Stolen Cars Seized In Oakland Chop Shop Raid

Members of an Alameda County auto theft task force shut down an illegal chop shop and made two arrests in an early morning probation search in Oakland this week, officials said Wednesday.

10/01/2014

(CBS)

Oakland Man Found In Allegedly Stolen Mercedes Arrested For Belmont Dealership Theft

A 24-year-old Oakland man was arrested in connection with stealing a car from a Belmont auto dealership last Sunday, Belmont police said.

09/28/2014

A Sonoma County teenager remained jailed Sunday after he was arrested on suspicion of using stolen credit cards to rent a $240,000 sports car and a $12 million vacation home.

San Francisco Supervisor Wants To Lessen The Pain For Victims Of Car Theft

A San Francisco Supervisor is hoping to lessen the pain for people who get their cars stolen and then have to pay towing and storage fees if the car is found.

09/02/2014

Rohan, a K-9 with the San Leandro Police Department. (CBS)

Top Police Search Dog Helps Nab Suspected Car Thief In San Leandro

A San Leandro police dog honored for his performance in a recent K-9 competition showed off his effectiveness on the job by helping nab a suspected car thief.

08/19/2014

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Robbers Pistol-Whip Pleasant Hill Man, Flee In His Car

Police are looking for two suspects who robbed a man outside his home in Pleasant Hill on Friday afternoon.

06/21/2014

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Convicted Daly City Car Thief Allegedly Drove To Court Appearance In Stolen Car

Daly City police said a man facing a vehicle burglary charge drove to his court appearance last month month in a stolen car.

05/01/2014

(CBS)

Oakland Man Gets 40 Years To Life For Killing Truck Thief

An Oakland man was sentenced Friday to 40 years to life in state prison for fatally shooting a man who stole his brother’s truck two years ago.

04/04/2014

(CBS)

Man Wanted For Vehicle Theft, Shooting Arrested In Fairfield

Police captured a 23-year-old San Francisco man wanted in connection with a vehicle theft and injury shooting in Fairfield on Tuesday night.

12/04/2013

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